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Workshop on emerging pollutants in non-industrial indoor environments

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20/04/2015

Exposure to semi volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in non-industrial indoor air and dust is an important exposure pathway for humans, since we spend a high proportion of our time in indoor environments – and the levels of some SVOCs are often higher indoors than outdoors. Despite this, there is still lack of knowledge on the occurrence and distribution of emerging SVOCs in non-industrial ...

Cambi Awarded Contract for Anyang Sewage Treatment Plant Project

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16/04/2015

Posco E&C, one of South Korea's largest EPC Turnkey contractors, has awarded Cambi a contract for a Cambi B12 Thermal Hydrolysis Process plant (CambiTHP TM ) for the Anyang Sewage Treatment and co-digestion Project. The CambiTHP TM system will treat all the sludge from a new underground wastewater treatment plant serving 700,000 people in the municipality of Anyang, one of 15 satellite cities ...

ASTM and ICC Support Sustainable Building Codes and Standards in the Gulf

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17/04/2015

ASTM International is partnering with the International Code Council to support the use of codes and standards in sustainable construction in the Middle East. The partnership is a component of the Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project and is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade ...

NPL wins RoSPA President`s Awards 2015

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20/04/2015

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has been awarded the President's Award (for 13 consecutive Gold Awards) in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). David Rawlins, RoSPA's awards manager, said: "The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their ...

RainWise Exclusive North American Distributor for LCJ Capteurs Land-based Ultrasonic Wind Sensors

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20/04/2015

RainWise Inc. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with LCJ Capteurs to serve and support North America, effective March 1, 2015.  RainWise, known for the manufacture of precision weather instruments, is pleased to add the top quality LCJ products to their offerings.  Providers of premium weather equipment for over 40 years, RainWise now has exclusive rights for ...

In-Situ® Inc. Donates Water Level Tapes to Sierra Leone to Help Protect Groundwater Sources Adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities

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17/04/2015

In-Situ® Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to The Ministry of Water Resources in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities. The tapes will then be deployed to local councils to help establish an initial national ...

Recyclable electronics project shortlisted for `Innovation of the Year` award

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16/04/2015

The Business Green Leaders Awards, which celebrate and highlight pioneering work across the green economy, have shortlisted the Electronics Recycling in a Circular Economy (ERICE) project for their 'Innovation of the Year' award. This celebrates projects and organisations that have demonstrated genuine innovation in the pursuit of improved environmental performance over the past year. ...

Abengoa inaugurates the first desalination plant in West Africa at Accra, Ghana

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20/04/2015

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has inaugurated today Accra Sea Water Desalination plant. This project is the first desalination plant in Ghana, and in the West Africa region as a whole. Several key political and civic leaders from all over the country ...

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